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20 Oct 2017

October 22, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Brian Ho for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word

Deadline TODAY for Deacons and Chairpersons to send the Budget and Ministry Plan 2018 to Geraldine and Joanna.

OCC Christmas Shoebox to Children in Need: Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 downstairs in the gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com

Condolence to Rachel & Ian Vong’s father and Peter, Benny, Annie’s grandfather passed away on 10/18 in Macau during vacation. Ian is preparing to go to Macau for his funeral. Please pray for the family.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

UPCOMING

10/24 (Tue) Joint Mission Prayer Meeting 7:30pm at our church. David Innes will be sharing about Vancouver Urban Ministries

10/28 (Sat)   Claudia Jang – “Celebration of Life” 2:00 at our church. The family gratefully declines all flowers but any contributions will be donated to various charities and the church. May God comfort the family.

10/28(Sat)    Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm @A10. Bring a friend.

11/4 (Sat)     9am-5pm Old and New Deacons and Dept. Chairs 2018 Plan and Budget Meeting at A8. For those who won’t join for lunch, please email Joanna Li (joannali@pgmbc.com)

11/1729     32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan.  Please mark your calendars.

  • 11/17 (Fri) 7:30pm English/Cantonese Meeting
  • 11/18 (Sat) 7:30pm Cantonese/Mandarin Meeting
  • 11/19 (Sun) Joint Service: Morning 9:00am E/C/Children; Noon 11:00am C/M

11/24-26     OnTrack Seminar (Cantonese) 「獻上敬拜的耳朵」 learn to listen to sermons and to apply them to our lives. Seminar Free for PG attendees. Register at cce@pgmbc.com before 11/10.

13 Oct 2017

October 15, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

2018-2019 New Deacons Yuen Ip and Ida Lam have been officially elected with over 90% of the votes. Please pray for their service.

  • 10/21 (Sat) Old & New Deacon Board Meeting at 9:30am-12:00 noon for delegation of responsibilities and handover.
  • 11/4 (Sat) Old/New Deacons and Dept. Chairs 2018 Plan and Budget Meeting at 9am-5pm. Deacons and Chairpersons please email your budget and ministry plan 2018 to Geraldine Lai and Joanna Li before 10/22.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments Final list will be announced on 10/29.

OCC Christmas Shoebox to Children in Need: Boxes are available in the foyer or you may bring your own. Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 downstairs in the gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com or visit OCC samaritanspurse.ca/occ

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

UPCOMING

10/24 (Tue) Joint Mission Prayer Meeting 7:30pm at our church. David Innes sharing Vancouver Urban Ministries

10/28 (Sat)   Claudia Jang – “Celebration of Life” 2:00 in our church. Her mom Regina and sister Alison are members of our congregation.  The family gives their sincere thanks for our help and care.

10/28(Sat)    MBCCA Leaders’ Conference – Reformation Movement & Anabaptist History. Speakers: Dr. Bruce Guenther and Dr. Joyce Chan at SVPGMBC. See poster for details.

9/28(Sat)      Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm @A10. Bring a friend. Email: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com for inquiries.

11/1729     32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan.  Please mark your calendars.

11/24-26     OnTrack Seminar (Cantonese) 「獻上敬拜的耳朵」 learn how to listen to sermons and how to apply them to our lives at Burnaby PG. . Rev. Enoch Yim will be the speaker. Free for PG attendees. Register at cce@pgmbc.com before 11/10.

6 Oct 2017

October 8, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Appreciation to Rev. Anthony Yeung for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word. Starting 10/1, Rev. Yeung works in A12, phone extension 26, email anthonyyeung@pgmbc.com and day off on Thu. He will be the Counselor of Goodness, Family Grace, Love, Ladies and Peace Fellowships.
The church office will be closed on Monday for Thanksgiving Day.
2018-2019 Deacon Election Yuen Ip and Ida Lam have been officially elected as they received over 90% votes.
2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us as His servant.
Sunday School: No Sunday School TODAY and will resume next Sunday
Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.
Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!
Sunday @9:15 (Cancelled starting TODAY) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)
The Sunday English prayer meeting will be cancelled starting on October 1, 2017. Tuesday night prayer meeting will continue as usual.
OCC Christmas Shoebox to the Children in Need: Boxes are available in the foyer or you may bring your own. Add $10/box for delivery. Collections take place 11/13-19 downstairs in the gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com or visit Operation Christmas Child

UPCOMING

10/21 (Sat) Old & New Deacon Board Meeting at 9:30am-12:00 noon for responsibilities distribution and handover.
11/4 (Sat) Old & New Deacons and Dept. Chairs 2018 Planning and Budget Meeting at 9am-5pm. Deacons and Chairpersons please email your budget and ministry plan 2018 to Geraldine Lai and Joanna Li.
10/28(Sat) MBCCA Leaders’ Conference – Reformation Movement & Anabaptist History. Speakers: Dr. Bruce Guenther and Dr. Joyce Chan at SVPGMBC. See postor for details.
11/17-29 32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan

29 Sep 2017

October 1, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. Paul Lam for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Welcome to Rev. Anthony Yeung, our new Cantonese Pastor.  Starting today, Rev. Yeung works in A12, phone extension 26, email anthonyyeung@pgmbc.com and day off on Thu.

Staff News Rev. Xavier takes Thu as day off this week; he and Mimi will take study leave for “Emotionally Focused Therapy” at CCM on Fri-Sat.

2018-2019 Final Deacon Nominees There are two candidates, see details on bulletin board. Members over age 18 please take you ballot before 1:00pm today and vote. Ballot counting at 1:00pm in A13, results announcement on 10/8.

The Deacon Board has appointed Martin Chu, Bunny Lai, Yue Ming Tang and Dan Tieu for ballot counting and Rev. Law for scrutinizing.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us as His servant.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15 (Cancelled starting TODAY) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

The Sunday English prayer meeting will be cancelled effectively starting on October 1, 2017. Tuesday night prayer meeting will be continued as usual.

OCC Christmas Shoebox to the Children in Need: Boxes are available in the foyer or on your own. Add $10/box for delivery and to be collected 11/13-19 at our gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com or visit samaritanspurse.ca/occ .

UPCOMING

10/8(Sun)  Joint Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony

  • English/Children/Cantonese @9:00am; No Sunday School
  • Cantonese/Mandarin @11:00am
  • Group picture @10:30am
  • Baptismal: (Cantonese) Ricky Chung, Anita Leung
  • Membership: ; Rev. Anthony & Mrs. Kate Yeung; (Mandarin) Ben So

10/21(Sat)    Vancouver Challenge Visitation to neighborhood. Invitations  for 10/29 Cantonese Gospel Service.

10/28(Sat)    MBCCA Leaders’ Conference Speakers: Dr. Bruce Guenther and Dr. Joyce Chan. See P. 3 for details.

11/1729          32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan

22 Sep 2017

September 24, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Mr. Mike Coppin from Columbia Bible College for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Hiring of Pastor Update The Deacon Board approved the appointment of Rev. Anthony Yeung as the Cantonese Ministry Pastor and is now working on the detail of the appointment. Rev Yeung is expected to join our pastoral team as from October 1.

2018-2019 Final Deacon Nominees Only two candidates, see details on bulletin board. Ballots are being distributed to members over age 18. Ballot counting on 10/1 at 1:00pm and results announcement on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us as His servant.

Sunday School: Adults: Rm A8 | High School: Rm A10 | Youth: Rm A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together! Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Awana New Year Term started 9/16. Total 96 clubbers. Leaders in need.

OCC Shoebox Ministry starts TODAY. Boxes are available in the foyer or on your own. Add $10/box for delivery and to be collected 11/13-19 at our gym. Contact Daniel Chan or Maggie Tsang for enquiries at pgmbcocc@gmail.com or visit OCC samaritanspurse.ca/occ

UPCOMING

9/23(Mon)   1:00pm Beulah Holy Communion Worship to be led by Rev. Law

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory training for or all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors.

10/2(Mon)   1:00pm Beulah Mid-Autumn Festival Gospel Worship.

10/8(Sun)  Joint Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony

  • English/Children/Cantonese @9:00am ; Cantonese/Mandarin @11:00am
  • Group picture @10:45am
  • Baptismal: (Cantonese) Ricky Chung, Anita Leung
  • Membership: (Mandarin) Ben So
  • No Sunday School for all 3 congregations

10/21(Sat)    Vancouver Challenge Visitation to neighborhood. Invitations  for 10/29 Cantonese Gospel Service.

10/28(Sat)    MBCCA Leaders’ Conference “Reformation Movement & Anabaptist History”.  Speakers: Dr. Bruce Guenther and Dr. Joyce Chan

11/1729     32nd Mission Conference “Equip for Mission”. Speaker Paul Chan

15 Sep 2017

September 17, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Addison Lacasse from West Coast Christian Fellowship for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

2018-2019 Final Deacon Nominees There are 2 candidates (See P.3). Ballots are being distributed to members over age 18. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 at 1:00pm and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us as His servant.

Sunday School Today: Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together! Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Fee Adjustment on CanadaHelps.org Donations 3.5% for Monthly Donations and 4% for One-time Donations effective October 1st, 2017.

Thanksgiving The Welcome Lunch last Sunday got 12 tables served.  Thanks to all helpers.  May our God be glorified.

UPCOMING

TODAY          Awana will present the Citation Award to Gabriel Chan and Peter Vong during the English Service. Congratulations!

9/23(Sat)      Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm @A10. Bring a friend. Email: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com for inquiries.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory annual training for or all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)  Joint Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony

  • English/Children/Cantonese @9:00
  • Cantonese/Mandarin @11:00am
  • No Sunday School

10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

8 Sep 2017

September 10, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Appreciation to Mrs. Esther Kong from Culture Regeneration Research Society for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.
A Candidate of Cantonese Pastor been recommended to Deacon Board by CPSC and accepted after an interview. His resume has been posted on bulletin board. A final interview will be followed with the couple.
2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida Lam & Alan Chiu) currently has 2 Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:
• There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
• Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by TODAY, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
• The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.
2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.
Sunday School Today:
Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.
Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!
Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)
Fee Adjustment on CanadaHelps.org Donations 3.5% for Monthly Donations and 4% for One-time Donations effective October 1st, 2017.

UPCOMING

TODAY Family Chat 11:45am in A8. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far:
1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary
2. What if no pastor is available?
3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?
TODAY Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym.
9/17 (Sun) Baptism & Membership Transfer Candidates Luncheon Interview Meeting 1:00pm at B7 with Deacons. The Joint Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Service will be held on 10/8 at 9:00am.
9/30(Sat) Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.
10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

1 Sep 2017

September 3, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Bill Chan for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida Lam & Alan Chiu) currently has NO Preliminary Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:

  • There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by 9/10, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointments May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.

Sunday School Today cancelled for Labour Day long weekend except G7.

Weekly: Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Holiday Church Office will be closed on Monday for Labor Holiday.

UPCOMING

TODAY          Joint Children & Adult Worship to welcome Samuel, Nathanael, Annie, Osanna and Naomi from Children Dept. to promot to English Youth & Adults Dept. starting Sept.

TODAY          Joint Children Sunday School for Term Opening Ceremony – “Train up a child in the way he should go;  even when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6)    

8/20 – 9/3    Register for the 9/10(Sun) Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. Free for newcomers or children under the age of 4. $4 for ages 4-12 and $6 for ages 13 and above. $10 flat after TODAY. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/8(Fri)         EQUIP TOGETHER YAM Workshop @7:30pm @ SVPGMBC

9/9 (Sat)       English Congregation Pot-luck through our fellowship/GC groups and families in the Gym at 7:00pm. Come & enjoy!

 9/10(Sun)    Family Chat 11:45am in A8. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far:

  1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary
  2. What if no pastors are available?
  3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?

9/17 (Sun)   Baptism & Membership Transfer Candidates Luncheon Interview Meeting 1:00pm at B7 with Deacons.  The Joint Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Service will be held on 10/8 at 9:00am.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

25 Aug 2017

August 27, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. Charlie Chun from South Vancouver PG for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

A Candidate of Cantonese Pastor has been recommended to Deacon Board by CPSC and accepted after an interview, his resume has been posted on bulletin  board.

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida lam & Alan Chiu) currently has NO Preliminary Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:

  • There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by 9/10, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointment May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.

Antioch Church Rental Agreement with PG will be ended by today.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

UPCOMING

8/20 – 9/3    Register for the 9/10(Sun) Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. Free for newcomers or children under the age of 4. $4 for ages 4-12 and $6 for ages 13 and above. $10 flat after 9/3. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat 11:45am in A8. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far: 1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary 2. What if no pastors are available? 3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission has been cancelled due to insufficient applicants.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)    Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

18 Aug 2017

August 20, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Thank you to Rev. David Chan for supporting our church between 7/1-8/20.  Rev. Chan is returning to Hong Kong on 8/22 to continue his role as Vice President at Alliance Bible Seminary. May God pour countless blessings upon him as he continues to glorify the name of our Lord!

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida lam & Alan Chiu) currently has NO Preliminary Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:

  • There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by 9/10, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointment May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm. Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!  Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

UPCOMING

8/20 – 9/3    Register for the 9/10(Sun) Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. Free for newcomers or children under the age of 4. $4 for ages 4-12 and $6 for ages 13 and above. $10 flat after 9/3. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat 11:45am in the Gym. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far: 1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary 2. What if no pastors are available? 3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission has been cancelled due to insufficient applicants.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)         Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.